- Director - Data & Analytics, India at NatWest Group
Recognised as Top 100 influential Leaders in the Asian Analytics Industry and Top 40 under 40 Data Scientists in India, Dr Anish Agarwal is a professional with over 20 years of experience with exceptional expertise in delivering value through innovative use of data across a spectrum of industry verticals.
An informed opinion leader and the go-to person in the field of Data Analytics, Data Visualisation, Strategy Design, Artificial Intelligence, and Machine Learning, Dr Anish is a trusted expert who has moved and inspired people and organisations with innovative ideas, scaling them into sustainable change not just in one company but in an industry, niche or across an entire ecosystem, globally.
He has authored more than 15 articles on various subjects related to Artificial Intelligence and advanced Data & Analytics and delivered keynote sessions at more than 70 national and international conferences. Some of his most well-known work as an AI Leader includes The interlock between Artificial Intelligence & Quantum Computing, Application of Artificial Intelligence in Wireless Communications, Boosting Memory-Based Collaborative Filtering Using Content-Metadata, and Artificial Intelligence & Ethics.
Along with his technical contributions to the field, he is also a leading voice at the national level for advocating ethics and privacy in AI and STEM. He has received numerous awards and recognition for his work. He also spends time mentoring aspiring Data Scientists and has been recognised as the Top Five Data Science Mentors in India.
He is on a panel of several AI themed industry bodies. He is also a member of the advisory board of colleges/universities intending to set up structured courses on Data Science and Artificial Intelligence. Dr Anish is an alumnus of Harvard Business School and MIT Sloan Business School, and a visiting guest faculty in many colleges and universities in India.
Dr Anish is currently holding the position of Director, Data & Analytics at NatWest Group India.